Events

Context One  

Date City Venue Country
18/08/2016 Chickerell, Dorset Willowbed Hall United Kingdom
Time: 3:00pm. Admission: Donations to our chosen charity welcome. Box office: 01963 824696. Address: Putton Lane. Venue phone: 01963 824696. Context One are pleased to announce a forthcoming Open Day at Willowbed Hall, Putton Lane, Chickerell on Thursday 18th August between 3pm and 7pm to showcase the ongoing excavations at Lower Putton Lane. Excavation so far has revealed the remains of important stone buildings which formed the core of the medieval manor of Podington (which became Putton). These include a cross-passage house, a further large building and a smaller structure aligned E-W that might represent a private chapel. There will be regular tours of the site (weather permitting) with opportunities to talk to the archaeologists and see some of the finds from the site. FREE site tours will run every 30 minutes starting from Willowbed Hall with group sizes of up to 30 visitors. We recommend advance booking if you wish to select a particular time slot but there will also be spaces on the day.
17/07/2012 - 18/07/2012 Wincanton Context One United Kingdom
Time: 10:00am. Admission: Charity donation welcome!. Address: Brickfield Offices, Maperton. Venue phone: 01963 824696. Come and join us for our Archaeology Open Days on 17-18 July from 10:00-15:30 as part of the Festival of British Archaeology. This year we will focus our display on the recent excavations of an exciting Roman site in Bath. Come and see a stunning array of finds that will be on display for the very first time! Plenty of free car parking. Refreshments available.

Richard McConnell  

Date City Venue Country
16/02/2017 Westbury-sub-Mendip, Somerset Westbury-sub-Mendip Village Hall United Kingdom
Time: 7:30pm. Address: Hannah’s Lane. ‘Roman and later Cheddar rediscovered’
28/03/2015 Yeovil, Somerset Westlands Conference Centre United Kingdom
Address: Westbourne Grove. Venue phone: 01935 848 380. A talk as part of the Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society (SANHS) Annual Archaeology Day for 2015. Context One will present their talk on the recent excavations of a prehistoric settlement and early Roman fort at Bunford Hollow, Yeovil.
28/11/2013 Winchester, Hampshire The University of Winchester United Kingdom
Time: 12:00pm. Address: Sparkford Road. Talk on commercial archaeology to third year undergraduate students on the Archaeological Practice BA (Hons) course
19/01/2012 Bridgwater Blake Museum United Kingdom
Time: 7:30pm. Venue phone: 01278 733874. BRIDGWATER & DISTRICT ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY. Excavations at Maundown, Wiveliscombe. A talk by Richard McConnell. Excavations ahead of the construction of a new water-treatment plant by Wessex Water revealed a Romano-British settlement and a hoard of over 2000 bronze coins, buried in a building in about 300 A.D. The coins have been cleaned by the British Museum and recently returned to the Museum of Somerset. Non-members are welcome to attend. For further details please telephone Aubrey Knowles on 01278 733874.
19/11/2011 Dorchester Dorchester County Hall United Kingdom
Time: 3:40pm. Admission: £10. Box office: 01305 221000 or 01963 824696. Address: Committee Room 1, County Hall, Dorchester, Dorset. Venue phone: 01305 221000.

Richard McConnell & Cheryl Green  

Date City Venue Country
21/06/2015 North Cadbury, Somerset North Cadbury Village Hall United Kingdom
Time: 2:30pm. Address: High Street. A talk for South Somerset Archaeological Research Group (SASARG) on the excavation of an early Roman site in Bathwick Street, Bath in 2011-12.
15/03/2015 Bath, Bath & North East Somerset Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution United Kingdom
Time: 7:30pm. Address: 16-18 Queen Square. Venue phone: 01225 312084. A Bath and Camerton Archaeological Society talk on the excavation of an early Roman site in Bathwick Street, Bath in 2011-12.

Stuart Milby  

Date City Venue Country
24/03/2012 Wells Wells and Mendip Museum. United Kingdom
Time: 12:00pm. Address: 8 Cathedral Green, Wells, Somerset, BA5 2UE.. Venue phone: 01749 673477. The Mendip Hills AONB Heritage Seminar for 2012. A selection of ongoing projects within Mendip are being presented throughout the day. Presentations begin at 09:30 with our talk about the Bishop’s Palace Development Project commencing at 12:00.

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